WATCH: Chromeo and DRAM perform ‘Must’ve Been’ on Colbert with a full-on gospel choir

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Right up until the release of their brand new album, Head Over Heels, Chromeo was building up to the massive amount of funk that would follow.

One of the most outright instances of this was when the duo took the Late Show with Colbert and DRAM to play out the LP’s first single, “Must’ve Been,” the night before the album’s release.

In an effort that would only go on to ensure listeners would continue to fall head over heels for the new material, Chromeo let the funk flow, bringing out a full-on gospel choir and letting loose.

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Chromeo releases CID’s energetic remix for ‘Must’ve Been’

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Canadian electro-funk duo Chromeo has been keeping fans on their toes with the announcement of their fifth studio album, Head Over Heels, on the horizon for this June. With lead singles like “Bedroom Calling” and “Must’ve Been,” it seems as if the guys are dipping even more into R&B by enlisting features like D.R.A.M. and The-Dream.

In order to create even more buzz, the duo has released a remix from Grammy-winning artist CID, who has worked with everyone from Cedric Gervais to Kaskade and Tiësto.

CID takes the funky original “Must’ve Been” and turns it into a high-energy deep house tune that dances with clean high hats and strategic vocal chops that will start your week in style.

Blonde put a groovy twist on Chromeo and D.R.A.M.’s ‘Must’ve Been’

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Shortly after releasing the endlessly funky “Must’ve Been” in April, Chromeo announced a remix for the collaboration with D.R.A.M.

Bristol-based producers Blonde have put their own groovy twist on the already-energetic original. They’ve substituted a lively piano and dance beat for the original’s guitar melody, priming the single for the dance floor. Blonde’s rendition maintains the spirited atmosphere of the original, but adds an extra kick of dance music appeal.

After revealing a series of singles like “Juice” and “Bedroom Calling,” we’re just a month shy of the release of Chromeo’s fifth studio album, Head Over Heels, out June 15 on Big Beat/Atlantic Records.

WATCH: Chromeo performs ‘Must’ve Been’ with DRAM on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

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With only a little over a month to go until the release of Chromeo‘s fifth studio album, Head Over Heels, the electro-funk veterans headed to New York City to promote the LP on Jimmy Fallon‘s Tonight Show. The Funk Lordz have previously teased two other sexy singles off the LP — “Juice” and “Bedroom Calling.”

Performing their newest DRAM-assisted single, “Musta Been,” on May 8, Chromeo’s Dave 1 and P-Thugg delivered a flashy, colorful performance complete with all the off-beat iconography of their forthcoming LP, which included keyboard stands that sprout out slender feminine legs donning high heels.

The duo was joined on-stage by legendary guitarist Jesse Johnson, along with the Tonight Show‘s house band, The Roots. However, it was DRAM’s vocals that took center stage as the seasoned German singer/rapper graced the stage with palpable energy, bouncing between the band’s clean guitar riffs and impressive keyboard breakdowns.

Chromeo are already currently on their album-accompanying Head Over Heels worldwide tour, with stops in North America and parts of Europe. Head Over Heels is set for release on June 15, 2018.

Chromeo Drops New Single, Plays The Tonight Show, & Announces Album Release Date

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What a helluva 2 days for the funk duo Chromeo! Chromeo debuted a new track, ‘Bad Decision’ – The song is the latest release from their highly anticipated forthcoming album Head Over Heels, which now has an official release date – out June 15 on Big Beat/Atlantic Records and available for pre-order here. “Bad Decision”

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Chromeo – “Must’ve Been” (Feat. DRAM) Video

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Chromeo, veteran Canadian creators of squelchy ’80s-style robo-synth-funk, have finally unveiled the details of Head Over Heels, their fifth album. They’re coming back in June, just in time for festival season. We’ve posted their early tracks “Juice” and “Bedroom Calling,” and now they’ve also come out with a third single called “Must’ve Been.” … More »

Diplo delivers sun-drenched ‘California’ EP featuring Lil Yachty, DRAM, Desiigner and more

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Diplo has dropped off his first solo project since 2013’s Revolution, the new seven-track collection, California. Don’t let the title fool you — random white dude still be everywherethough nowadays the Mad Decent head leans much more west coast than anything, and lately he’s enjoyed some time in the studio with a batch of rap’s most in-demand young up-and-comers. Recruiting work from Lil Yachty, Desiigner, DRAM,, Goldlink, Trippie Redd, and controversial rhymer on the rise Lil Xan, the new EP sees Diplo reaffirm his status as one of today’s top A&Rs, all rolled up and tightly packed into a wrap fit for pop music’s most ambitious force behind the console.

The EP includes previously released material, including “Look Back, “Get It Right,” and “Worry No More.” Each track on the EP features Diplo’s chameleonic style wrapped around different lyrical deliveries, with each rapper and vocalist obviously inspired by their Californian surroundings in different creative ways. One listen through California highlights just how far the Major Lazer frontman has come since his 2004 debut, Florida — and it’s a lot further than just coast to coast. Florida was the beginning of Diplo’s grind, and California plays a lot more like the type of music one could sit back and watch a young man’s game unfold to. And 15 years after his studio debut landed, its safe to say Diplo has undoubtedly earned that right.

New Music Friday: Diplo, DRAM, Sean Paul and David Guetta

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To celebrate the recent announcement of the 2018 EDC Las Vegas lineup and to get ready for the weekend, we are proud to present this week’s new dance music. This week we are proud to present new music from artists such as Diplo, DRAM, Sean Paul & David Guetta, Nicky Romero & ROZES, Afrojack &

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Diplo – “Look Back” (Feat. DRAM) Video

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Yesterday, Diplo shared his latest track, a team-up with DRAM called “Look Back,” and today he’s shared a video for it in which the Virginia singer gets to show off all his charisma and charm in the middle of the desert as dusk turns to night. Check it out below. [videoembed size=”full_width” alignment=”center”][/videoembed] “Look … More »

Diplo Teams Up With DRAM For Eclectic Hip Hop Ballad – ‘Look Back’

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Diplo is a man of many different productions. Whenever he releases a new track, we genuinely have no idea which genre it might fall under. It can literally be anything from deep house to hard bass. It is just one of the many reasons Diplo is one of the most successful electronic music artists of

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